With a majority of the high ticket free agents off the market, a lot of teams are simply working on putting the finishing touches on their teams for the 2013 season. The Blue Jays put the capper on their outstanding offseason by acquiring RA Dickey from the Mets, and then agreeing to a contract extension with him. The A's picked up Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima, who thinks his new boss Billy Beane is extremely sexy and cool.
That doesn't mean all finishing touches are necessarily a good thing. The Twins put the finishing touches on their 2013 rotation by signing former Met Mike Pelfrey, adding yet another contact-heavy pitcher to a team that is lacking their three best defenders from 2012. The Giants continued spending recklessly on their bullpen, handing a three-year $15 million deal to Santiago Casilla. The Red Sox signed Stephen Drew for $3 million more for one saeson than Nakajima will make in two with Oakland.
Ah, the middle of December...when some GMs get savvy, and when others get panicked. Good times, great memories.
Enjoy your offseason, everyone.